(photo credit: Channel 10)
A 31-year-old man was found shot to death Saturday on Rehov Etzel in Ramle.On Friday night, a 68-year-old woman
was seriously injured after she was stabbed on Agrippas
Street in Jerusalem. She arrived at her neighbor's home with four stab
wounds in her back.
An MDA crew pronounced the man dead on the scene and large police forces were in the area investigating what they suspected was some sort of dispute.
Four dead in two domestic murder-suicides in North
Police on Saturday said that the
man behind the attack was an east Jerusalem resident of Arab descent.
The man arrived at the woman's apartment in Jerusalem and demanded money
from her. Upon her refusal, the man grabbed a knife from her kitchen
and stabbed her in the back four times.
Afterward, the suspect tried to flee. Police arrested him late Friday night and he was awaiting trial.
Another man who was being held on suspicions that he may have been involved in the crime was released Saturday.
A Magen David Adom team treated the victim at the scene and transferred her to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital.
The victim, a Christian resident of Jerusalem, will very likely survive the stabbing, police reported.